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Location: Banff, Canada | Banff, Canada
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Up-close wildlife viewings in Banff's backcountry
Exploring the birthplace of Canada's national parks
Views of Bow Falls & the Cave & Basin historic site
Detailed narrative of the Canadian Rockies' history & nature
Warm, comfortable shuttle with knowledgeable guides
Admission to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site
Hot chocolate and a light snack
Use of binoculars and spotting scope
Roundtrip transportation, including hotel pickup/drop-off service
Explore the natural beauty and diverse wildlife of Banff with a guided tour through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies. Led by charismatic and knowledgeable guides, explore the birthplace of Canada's national parks, including exciting animals, frozen waterfalls, and the unique Lake Minnewanka.
Board a warm, comfortable shuttle van for a scenic drive to the heart of Banff's backcountry. Travel along Lake Louise and Moraine Lake to explore the charming winter wonderland landscape. Visit the tumbling Bow Falls and learn how the historic railway once exploreed the hidden Cave and Basin, changing the history of the Bow Valley forever.
The lowest of three groups of hot springs and now a National Historic Site of Canada, the Cave and Basin is home to local wildlife such as elk, marmots, bighorn sheep, caribou, wolves, and black and grizzly bears.
Your passionate guide illustrates the local animals' natural habitat, behaviors, and winter survival techniques as you keep an eye out for the magnificent creatures. Arrive at various “hoodoo lookouts” and enjoy up-close views of wildlife that live in this natural scenery.
The last stop is at Lake Minnewanka, where you learn the history of an underwater village that once inhabited this land. Sip on hot cocoa and fresh-baked maple cookies and enjoy the wintertime paradise and surrounding wildlife.
Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
Know before you book:
Children 5 and younger are complimentary.,
You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.,
This activity is not wheelchair accessible.,
Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
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